Apple - Arthur Turner

Arthur Turner Apple

Malus domestica
One of the best early season cooking apples with a very attractive blossom.

Origin: Berkshire UK 1912

Pollination:  Arthur Turner is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Arthur Turner Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Arthur Turner

Arthur Turner apple was raised by Charles Turner, a nurseryman from Slough, Berkshire, UK. It was originally named Turner's Prolific in 1912 when it won an Award of Merit from the RHS. It was renamed Arthur Turner in 1915.

Very attractive large, round-conical fruit. Delicate brownish pink flush over pale green/yellow skin. Sharp, pale cream flesh. Cooks to a well flavoured, yellow puree requiring little added sugar. An excellent early cooking apple useful.

Vigorous, upright tree. Resistant to scab but susceptible to mildew. Good cropper. Partially self-fertile. Attractive blossom. Suitable for Northern Britain and wet regions.

Main characteristics of Arthur Turner

Use Culinary
Colour Yellow
Flavour Acid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Sep
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Mildew: Susceptible
Scab: Resistant
Suitable for Northern Britain
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
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